Legal notices

Legal notices

General information

This site is owned by FARAL

Registered office:

FARAL S.A. (a French limited company with a Board of Directors and a Supervisory Board)
60, Bd Léon Bollée
B.P. 2005
53020 Laval Cedex 9, France
Tel.: +33 (0)2 43 59 29 59
Fax: +33 (0)2 43 59 29 58

Site publishing director: Éric Hunaut

This website was created by the communications consultancy in Laval:

Mediapilote – 15, Rue des Bordagers, 53810 Changé, France

This site is maintained and hosted by: Oceanet Technologie

Copyright: FARAL S.A.

This site has been declared to the CNIL (French data protection body) under authorisation number: 1210371

Intellectual property rights

FARAL advises users of this site that many elements of this site:

  • a) Are protected by copyright laws, particularly photographs, articles, drawings, animated sequences, etc.;
  • b) And/or are protected by legislation governing drawings and models;
  • c) Are protected by trademark legislation.

These protected elements are the property of FARAL S.A. or third parties which have authorised FARAL S.A. to use them.

This site uses visual elements from:

FARAL S.A. internal documents and documents created by GL Partenaire for FARAL S.A.

Therefore any full or partial reproduction, representation, use, adaptation, modification, translation, marketing, or incorporation by any means in any format whatever (paper, electronic, etc.) is forbidden without FARAL S.A.’s prior written consent, excluding the exceptions stipulated in article L 122.5 of the Intellectual Property Code, on pain of infringement of copyright and/or drawings and models and/or trademarks, punishable by two years’ imprisonment and a fine of €150,000.

Copyright – Rights over Drawings and Models

This site constitutes a work of which GL Parteanire is the author pursuant to articles L111.1 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code. This site has been designed and developed by GL Partenaire.

The photographs, texts, slogans, drawings, images, animated sequences with and without sound, as well as all works incorporated into the site are the property of FARAL S.A. or third parties which have authorised FARAL S.A. to use them.

Reproduction of this site in paper or digital format is authorised provided it is strictly reserved for personal use excluding any use for advertising and/or commercial purposes and/or for information and/or use compliant with the provisions of article L122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code.

Information about products

The information and illustrations contained in the pages of this website are based on the technical characteristics applicable at the time the site’s pages are published or updated.

FARAL S.A. may amend the characteristics of its products and services at any time as part of its continuous improvement policy. The products and/or services presented on this site are those available in mainland France. They may vary from one country to another or not be available in all countries.

In any case, the information contained in this site is of a general nature and has no contractual value.

Protection of personal data

It is possible to consult the site without revealing your identity or any other personal information.

FARAL S.A. undertakes to respect your privacy and protect any information you send to it. In particular, personal data collected on the website is intended for use by FARAL S.A. and its subsidiaries. It is confidential and shall be treated as such.

You have the right to access and rectify any personal information you communicate to us, in accordance with French Data Protection Law no. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978. You can exercise this right by contacting FARAL S.A., 60, Bd Léon Bollée, B.P. 2005, 53020 Laval Cedex 9, France – Tel. +33 (0)2 43 59 29 59 – Fax: +33(0)2 43 59 29 58.

We need to collect this information to respond to your requests for commercial information and to send you, where relevant, an e-newsletter.

If you subscribe to newsletters, you can ask to no longer receive them.

We inform you that in order to offer you products and services matching your profile, some non-personal information relating to your activity on the site will be collected automatically. This information is for use by FARAL and may also be used as part of sales or marketing campaigns or as a basis for research and analyses.

Under no circumstances shall this information be communicated to third parties. Only employees of FARAL S.A. or agencies employed by us to manage these operations have access to this data. These agencies undertake to respect the confidentiality of the information and to use it only for the very specific purpose for which they have been employed.


We hereby state that all relevant precautions are taken to ensure the integrity of this data and its confidentiality and to prevent any communication to unauthorised third parties.


The creation of hyperlinks to the site does not require FARAL S.A.’s proper written consent. Nevertheless, FARAL S.A. must be informed within a maximum of 10 days following the link’s creation.

In any case, FARAL S.A. may not under any circumstances be held liable for the content, products or services available on sites to which is connected via hyperlinks or any other type of link.

Applicable law

The website and these general terms and conditions are subject to French law and are originally drafted in French.

For any disputes, exclusive jurisdiction is assigned to the competent courts in Laval. FARAL S.A. reserves the right to amend these legal notices at any time. The user undertakes to consult them regularly.

Limitation of liability

You use the site exclusively at your own risk. FARAL S.A. may not be held liable for direct or indirect damage, particularly including material damage, loss of data or programs or financial loss resulting from the use of this site or connected sites.


FARAL S.A. reserves the right to amend and update these legal notices without warning as well as any elements or products contained in the site. All such amendments shall be binding on web-users who must consult these General Terms and Conditions each time they visit the site.

Usage statistics

We use visitor data for our viewing statistics (type of browser, number of visitors, sections visited, etc.) in order to optimise the sections and browsing of our site, although this information is not transmitted to third parties.

Reproduction in paper format

With the exception of illustrations, reproduction of this site’s pages is authorised subject to compliance with the following three conditions:

  • Distribution free of charge
  • Respect for the integrity of all documents reproduced (no modification or alteration of any kind)
  • Explicit crediting of the site as the source and mention that reproduction rights are reserved and strictly limited

Reproduction in electronic format

Reproduction of all or part of this site in electronic format is authorised subject to clear and legible crediting of the source ( and inclusion of the phrase “Rights reserved”. The information may only be used for personal, non-profitable or professional purposes. All use for advertising or commercial purposes is prohibited.